Rockford Scanner™: Structure fire in Rockford, several emergency personnel are en route


Sources are reporting a possible structure fire on Rockford’s Westside.  It happened around midnight in the 4300 block of Wilshire Avenue.  Reports are saying there is an attached garage that’s on fire.  Several emergency personnel are en route to the scene.  This is still developing

UPDATE: Some reports are saying the Citgo Gas station on Auburn is on fire. The detached garage is right behind the Citgo station, so it appeared the gas station was on fire. It is only the garage, possibly 2 garages. An electrical wire is also down and Comed is en route.


Source sent us the following video from the fire scene

Rockford Scanner™: Bad motorcycle accident near Roscoe, avoid the area


Sources are reporting a bad motorcycle accident near Roscoe.

It happened around 5 PM today near the area of Bridge Street and 251.

A vehicle in a motorcycle had collided near this intersection.  The motorcyclist is injured and still on the ground.  Witnesses said it appears the motorcyclist is injured badly.  But not yet confirmed.  You want to avoid this area for a while or expect delays.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.



Rockford Scanner™: Fire near a Rockford business


Sources are reporting a fire at a Rockford business.

It happened earlier today at Golden Corral in Rockford.

The bushes outside near the parking lot caught on fire.  It is not yet known what the cause of the fire is.  No reports of injuries.  No other information at this time.  Rockford fire department is investigating.



Rockford Scanner™: Multiple injuries reported at a rollover accident on the east side


Sources are reporting a very bad accident on Rockford Eastside.

It happened in the area of Broadway and 20th.

There is an automobile accident near this intersection and multiple injuries are being reported.  At least four ambulances were on scene.

Reports are saying the vehicle rolled over and was on fire briefly and possible extrication was needed.  But then everybody was able to escape the vehicle.

It is not yet known on the extent of the injuries at this time.

The cause of the accident is under investigation

Source sent us these photos of the aftermath of the accident.


Rockford Scanner™: Double Overdose At A Rockford Business

Sources are reporting a double over dose. 

Reports are saying there are 2 subjects that have Over Dosed in a White vehicle at the Mulligans on N Main.

Several emergency personnel are on scene.

Note:  After we posted this, someone denied it happening. Then said it was only one overdose victim and not two.


Rockford Scanner™: Motorcyclist Crashes Into A Pole, Injuries Reported

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident in Rockford.

It happened around 7:30 pm on N Second st near the Spring Creek exit, in the northbound lanes.

The motorcyclists is reported to have hit a pole and crashed and is now laying in the grassy area nearby. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Avoid the area.


Rockford Scanner™: 2 Bad Accidents, Power Outages

Sources are reporting 2 bad accidents in the area.

  • Harrison ave and 8th st
  • Also at Alpine and 16th.

Both accidents are reporting injuries.  One of the scenes was reporting multiple injuries. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

There is a large power outage in the Winnebago County area. Unknown if this may have played a factor in either of these accidents. Remember if the lights are out, TO TREAT IT AS A 4 WAY STOP!



Rockford Scanner™: Body Found In A Field, Police Investigating


Sources are reporting a body has been found near Dekalb.

A body was found in a field near Ellwood Green subdivision just before 9 am this morning.

Unknown how long the body was there in the field for, or how the person died.

No other details at this time



Rockford Scanner™: VIDEO: Fire In Rockford


Sources are reporting a fire in Rockford. 

Earlier today a vehicle caught fire near 35th st in Rockford.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Another Vehicle Stolen in Rockford, From Downtown

Note: There have been several vehicles stolen in the Rockford area recently.
We have been told there is a ring of people going around stealing the vehicles to commit crimes in.  Police will not confirm anything right now.


This morning around 10 am FROM downtown Rockford

White older Chevy Silverado Truck With Ladder Hangers with a Trailer attached. Illinois Plate Number. 2276454B


Update: Last seen I 90 heading for Chicago. Last know location was 12:36pm 1049 W. 95th street.